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Golden Corral

601 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-5536
+1 847-531-7277
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible3%
26 Jul 2018
“Good food”
21 Jan 2018
“Great buffet. Nice variety of main dishes.”
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American
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LOCATION
601 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-5536
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Usually, this type of restaurant is good but today it was disgusting. After we paid over $20 for 2 seniors, we found the food to be overcooked, dried up and the choices were not available. The only meat that I saw was a dried up...More

Thank TonyG1941
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lately, it seems as though the trays are frequently almost empty causing one to make several return trips to get one item.

Thank metu63
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My first time at the Golden Corral and I was really impressed how good the food and service was. I would definitely go back and also would recommend to friends and family to try

Thank Kathysfun
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice clean place with more than pizza. Friendly staff and very good price. The pizza is amazing.

Thank Debisita
Reviewed 27 January 2018

My husband and I decided to try this place for dinner one more time because it should be quick and easy and we were tired. The past couple times we had been in were a bit disappointing due to cleanliness, cold food and crowds. Last...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Come when you have a good appetite. Buffet have foods for all kinds of picky people. Chicken, steak, shrimp, tacos, salad bar, loads of vegetables and of course those most popular desserts.

Thank Sjssz
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great food, great value for money and great service. A huge range of different cuisines to choose from in a buffet format. Definitely all you can eat, we always walk out full and satisfied. Would go back again.

Thank norma_gordon
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is the best food for a buffet all you can eat type restaurant. Excellent selections which change meat main course options daily. Try to avoid usual dinner hours. It will be easier to make selections without a crowd.

Thank d910johnson
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with a co-worker from out of town. Pretty typical of most Golden Corral restaurants. Been to one, you have been to them all. Typical average food. Not a bad stop, just not great.

Thank BSJ3258
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Place is durty, everyone behind the serving line is rude, you have to make a line to get a piece of steak and they just ignore you until there is a long line. Prices is ok, food is not that good, except steak. Waiters are...More

Thank Ben D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123-5536
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-531-7277
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